Ready For Their Close-Ups: 3 Super-Universes Ready For Your Screens

Ready For Their Close-Ups: 3 Super-Universes Ready For Your Screens

At this point, despite the occasional think pieces to the contrary, the continued successes of super-hero films and TV series indicate that stories of heroes vs. villains won’t be going anywhere anytime soon. But the bulk of the properties have largely been drawn from either Marvel or DC Comics. Though we’ve seen comic book properties successfully adapted from non-superhero sources recently (“The Walking Dead” and “Preacher” being among the most prominent), when it comes to…

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Dynamite Launches Garth Ennis Humble Bundle Benefitting CBLDF

Dynamite Launches Garth Ennis Humble Bundle Benefitting CBLDF

In a world where censorship is a constant threat to the comic book industry, there are few more valiant crusaders in the fight for freedom than the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, and now Garth Ennis is lending his strength to theirs. Dynamite Entertainment announced today that they are partnering with Humble Bundle to offer a pay-as-you-can package containing over 130 of Garth Ennis’ work with the publisher, including his seminal series The Boys. Speaking…

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Image Set To Republish Garth Ennis Series BLOODY MARY

Image Set To Republish Garth Ennis Series BLOODY MARY

Another title from the long-defunct Helix/DC imprint has risen from the grave, as Image has announced that a brand new edition of BLOODY MARY is hitting comic book shops on March 9th and retailers on March 15th. This will collect all eight issues (or two volumes) of the original series that started back in 1996. It’s now available to pre-order from Amazon.   FROM THE OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE: Bestselling and Eisner-Award-winning writer Garth Ennis (Preacher, The Boys,…

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Jackie Earle Haley Cast as Odin Quincannon in Preacher

Jackie Earle Haley Cast as Odin Quincannon in Preacher

AMC’s Preacher has added another comic book alum to its cast by bringing in Jackie Earle Haley as a reoccurring villain. Haley will portray the iconic character of Odin Quincannon and has been tapped for a six-episode arc on the upcoming series. Preacher will mark the third comic book adaptation for Haley who has also appeared in Watchmen and Human Target. Haley’s Odin is described as a small, decrepit man with the unscrupulous iron will necessary to be the…

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Alan Moore’s CINEMA PURGATORIO blows past funding goal

Alan Moore’s CINEMA PURGATORIO blows past funding goal

A couple of days ago, famed comic scribe Alan Moore launched a Kickstarter campaign looking for funding for his upcoming project Cinema Purgatorio. Within days, the project has exceeded its original $9.000 request several times over, and currently sits at over 60 thousand dollars. This means that Moore’s newfound passion project will hit shelves later this year, courtesy of Avatar Press. The project, which Moore describes as “an unholy resurrection of the backstreet bug-hutches and…

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AMC Picks up Preacher for a Series

AMC Picks up Preacher for a Series

After months of talks and production, AMC has finally given a green light and ordered a television adaptation series for Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon’s popular 1990s Vertigo comic series, Preacher. The confirmation came from executive producer Seth Rogen when he tweeted the good news. Preacher is coming to AMC! @evandgoldberg@SamCatlin123! The beginning is nigh!!!pic.twitter.com/xVgqYrkEK9 — Seth Rogen (@Sethrogen) September 9, 2015 Developed for television by Rogen and Evan Goldberg (This Is the End, Superbad, Neighbors) and showrunner Sam Catlin (Breaking Bad),…

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Vertigo Announces July 2014 Solicits: Something Old, Something New

Vertigo Announces July 2014 Solicits: Something Old, Something New

In addition to its critically-acclaimed regular titles, Vertigo offers readers something old and something new in the July Solicits. New series: Bodies is a multiple murder mystery stretching across four time periods. The story unfolds simultaneously in each issue, with four chapters drawn by different artists. If you’re a fan of the side-by-side storytelling style of Trillium, check this series out. Vertigo Quarterly: CMYK begins this spring with Cyan (April 30 release) and summer brings…

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ADVANCE SCOUT: Fear and Loathing in Space, the Old West, and England

ADVANCE SCOUT: Fear and Loathing in Space, the Old West, and England

SITUATION: When it comes to looking through the massive list of exciting new series and excellent ongoings, no one does it better than the crew here at Capeless Crusader. This week I reached out to our tremendous team of staff writers for their ideas on what merited inclusion, and they turned in a great line-up that runs the gamut from terrifying science fiction horror to quirky magical team-ups. So, without further ado, here are the…

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